Born in Rome, Italy, in 1964, Pasquale Robustini started Aikido in 2001 within the Italian organization UISP/ADO at the Sakitama Dojo of Rome, Italy, with Valter Francia Sensei (a former student of Roberto Martucci Sensei), where he became yudansha in 2007.
Soon impressed by Aikido, he’s always been studying with passion and continuity, undergoing regular training by attending national and international seminars with renown Aikido masters.
He started his own Aikido course in 2010 in a dojo north of Rome affiliated to the Italian association Progetto Aiki. Several years ago Pasquale began following the teachings of the French master Philippe Gouttard Sensei of FFAAA, attending his seminars in Italy and abroad, receiving from him the ranking degrees.
Alberto began Aikido practice at Aikido Roma Nord in October 2010 with Pasquale Robustini.
He soon gained a great passion for the practice and continued training constantly; in January 2016 he earned his 1st dan degree from Hombu Dojo through Philippe Gouttard Shihan.
He continues his practicing and teaching at Aikido Roma Nord with the dojo cho, also helping organizing national and international seminars.
Alessandra Di Stefano
Alessandra began practicing Aikido in January 2011 at Aikido Roma Nord with Pasquale Robustini.
Practicing continuously with passion and remarkable constancy, she earned her 1st dan degree from Hombu Dojo through Philippe Gouttard Shihan in January 2016.
As an assiduous practitioner, she continues training and teaching at the home dojo taking also part to several national and international seminars.